Category Indoor house plants

Jerusalem Cherry plant care. How to care for Winter cherries

A cloth wrapping placed over the pot can change with the fall and winter holidays
Jerusalem cherry plant (scientific name Solanum pseudocapsicum) is often called Madeira winter cherry, Chrismas cherry, or just “winter cherry”. A tough little house plant with red berries like fruits, Jerusalem cherry is related to tomatoes and edible peppers. However, the…

Croton plant. How to care for croton (codiaeum variegatum)

Today crotons are one of the most widely sold foliage plants
Common name: Croton Other names: Joseph’s coat Botanical name: Codiaeum variegatum Technicolor croton plants have been grown outdoors in Florida and southern California for many years, but as houseplants, they proved difficult to satisfy. Then crotons went to Europe, where greenhouse…

English Ivy care. How to grow and care for English Ivy

English Ivy care
English Ivy is a versatile plant that has a dainty demeanor that works well in pots or hanging baskets, as well as trained as a topiary or employed as a groundcover in containers occupied by large, upright houseplants. There are hundreds…

Fern care 101. How to care for your ferns

A guide to house-ferns The soft, delicate appearance of fern brings a surge of green vitality to any place where you want a tropical touch. And, although ferns are not difficult to grow, most of them do need higher levels of…

Dumb cane plant care guide. How to care for dumb cane

This popular foliage plant is often called dumb cane because the plant’s sap contains calcium oxalate crystals that are potent irritants of human and animal mucous membranes
A house plant guide to Dumb cane plant care The Dumb Cane plant is a strong little species that will thrive in any light conditions other than direct sunlight. This popular foliage plant is often called dumb cane because the plant’s sap contains…

Snake plant care guide. How to take care of snake plants

Other names: Mother-in-law’s tongue, Snake plantScientific name: Sansevieria One of the most carefree plants you can grow, snake plant adapts quickly to life in homes, workplaces, and shopping malls. Often described as indestructible, snake plant tolerates neglect but responds to…

Pothos plant care guide (short version)

Other names: Devil’s ivyBotanical name: Epipremnum aureum (formerly known as Pothos aureus)Origin: Solomon islands Pothos has a well-deserved reputation as the easiest house-plant to grow. Long, vining stems trail over the sides of the pot, often reaching 8 ft m…